VVMF events and COVID-19

(Posted 07/08/2020 – 10:00 am EST)

During this challenging time for our nation, nothing is more important to VVMF than the health and well-being of our Vietnam veterans and their families. We want to keep our visitors updated on openings/closings and events as the situation evolves.

While the National Park Service has not closed the national mall or The Wall, the D.C. region is still in the early phases of its COVID recovery plan and no volunteers are on duty at The Wall.

We originally postponed our 2020 In Memory ceremony to September but we have now made the incredibly difficult decision to cancel our 2020 ceremony. We look forward to honoring our 2020 In Memory honorees when we are able to safely host more than 2,000 people on site in D.C. For the latest updates on In Memory, please visit:  www.vvmf.org/in-memory-program.

We’ve come to joint decisions with many of our hosts to cancel The Wall That Heals tour stops during this time. Please see our 2020 schedule page for the latest information: https://www.vvmf.org/The-Wall-That-Heals/2020-Tour-Schedule/. For those stops that were cancelled this year, we are working with those communities to reschedule a visit in 2021 or 2022.

Like all of you, we hope this national health crisis ends soon but we must take the necessary precautions to keep our visitors safe at this time. We look forward to welcoming you all back in large numbers soon. We appreciate your understanding during this difficult time.